rap sheet

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Des Moines Police Nov. 15-16

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Des Moines Police
Nov. 25-30

Nov. 25, 1:15 a.m.
Assault and theft in the 2400 block of 48th Street. The victim stated she was driving home when she swerved to miss a person walking down the street and hit a pole. The victim exited her car to check on the damage, and the suspect grabbed her and pushed her to the ground. The suspect then dragged her around until she scratched him and she was able to escape. The victim ran away, hid for a bit and ran to a teacher’s house. Her purse was dumped out, and her wallet was stolen. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.


Nov. 28, 4:32 a.m.
Burglary in the 1400 block of East Walnut Avenue. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim who stated he and his fiancé were asleep when they heard someone loudly knocking on their apartment door. The victim stated before they opened the door, and they heard a loud noise that sounded like someone broke into the apartment. The victim stated he ran toward the door just to find it kicked in. When he ran out into the hallway, he heard someone running downstairs and outside the building. The victim was unable give a description of the suspect. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.


Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Robbery in the intersection of 13th Street and University Avenue. The victim stated he had exited the bus because he had to go to the bathroom. He located an isolated area he thought was out of view and started using the bathroom when a group of juveniles approached him calling him names and criticizing him for his actions. An argument began, and the victim was punched in the face. The victim’s cell phone was stolen during the incident. The victim stated the suspects were allegedly five or six black males ages 15 to 18 wearing dark clothing. Officers were unable to locate the suspects. CV



Name: : Charles Kelly Sand
The story: While playing pool at Big Dog Billiards, 2200 E. Euclid Ave., the victim asked the suspect, later identified as Sand, to move so he could position himself for a shot. At this point, words were exchanged between the two. Sand left the building stating he would “take care” of the situation and went to his vehicle. Sand returned and lifted the front of his shirt and displayed the handle of a black handgun to the victim. Sand then returned to his vehicle. Upon arrival, officers took Sand into custody at gunpoint without incident. A search of Sand’s vehicle revealed a black pellet pistol. Sand was charged with intimidation of a weapon and transported to the Polk County Jail.


Most Wanted

Most Wanted
Name: Mario Guerrero-Cordero
Age: 30
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 160 lbs.
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown

Wanted for: Murder charges.


If you know where to find this fugitive, you can anonymously report your tip to the Polk County Crime Stoppers by calling 223-1400, submitting the tip online at www.polkcountycrimestoppers.org or text your tip to “CRIMES” (274637) keyword “PCCS.” Cash rewards paid up to $1,000 for tips that lead to the arrest of the person



Number of years in prison Francisco Soto, 21, could face for first-degree robbery after taking a 24-ounce bottle of Corona from a local QuikTrip store.


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